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Stilling the Waters

Stilling the Waters

The book Mindfulness in Plain English by Bhante Gunaratana was one of those books that just made sense.  He explains the what, why and how of mindfulness in a clear way.  Today as I was sitting and then practicing morning yin the following analogy kept entering my mind.  Thought it best to share with each of […]

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Yoga Teacher Scandals

Yoga Teacher Scandals

I would love to say I was surprised when I heard of another yoga- sex scandal coming to light.  About a year ago John Friend, founder of a multi-million dollar yoga corporation called Anusara, was publicly outed for sexual misconduct with his students and withholding teachers’ pensions (among other accusations).  Then last week came accusations […]

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Brahmacarya: Moderation

Brahmacarya: Moderation

Patanjali laid out an 8 Limbed Path of Yoga to connect with the deepest layers of Self and ultimately to find happiness.  The 8-Fold Path consists of: Yama (how to treat others)- non-violence, truthfulness, non-stealing, virtuous sexuality and non-attachment Niyama (how you treat yourself)- cleanliness, contentment, discipline, self-study, surrender to something larger than you Asana […]

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Asteya: Non-Stealing

Asteya: Non-Stealing

Patanjali laid out an 8 Limbed Path of Yoga to connect with the deepest layers of Self and ultimately to find happiness.  The 8-Fold Path consists of: Yama (how to treat others)- non-violence, truthfulness, non-stealing, virtuous sexuality and non-attachment Niyama (how you treat yourself)- cleanliness, contentment, discipline, self-study, surrender to something larger than you Asana […]

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